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1 (Henry Compton) The Jesuites Intrigues with the Private Instructions of That Society to Their Emissaries The First Translated out of a Book Privately Printed at Paris the Scond Lately Found in a Manuscript in a Jesuites Closet After His Death
Benjamin Tooke 1669 First Edition Disbound Good 
62pp. The leather spine cover is present, but lacks boards. Engraved headpiece and initial. The last page is detached and there is loss to the corner, affecting a couple of lines of text. The text is otherwise tight and clean although the title page has darkened with age and has a little loss to one corner. Includes the preliminary Letter from a Gentleman at Paris to his Friend in London. Very rare. 
Price: 56.00 GBP
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2 (Henry Mackenzie et al) The Mirror A Periodical Paper Published at Edinburgh in the Years 1779 and 1780 Vol I
W Strahan and T Cadell and W Creech 1781 Full-Leather Very Good No Jacket 
Third edition, corrected. 296pp. Leather covered boards, with gilt ornament to spine, with a little loss to the ends of the spine and a little rubbing to the edges. Ownership stamp to flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. The first volume of three. 
Price: 26.50 GBP
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3 - 50 Years Gardening at Harewood
EP Publishing 1978 0715812505 / 9780715812501 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
133pp, illustrated soft covers. B + w illustrations. A light crease to the bottom corner of the first few pages, otherwise internally clean and tight. Life at Harewood House in Yorkshire, the home of Princess Mary, where the author and his father were both Head Gardeners. 
Price: 2.00 GBP
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4 - A Weeks Preparation Towards a Worthy Receiving of The Lords Supper after the Warning of the Church for the Celebration of the Holy Communion
Samuel Keble 1695 Full-Leather Good 
Nineteenth Edition, dated 1695. Pocket sized. 169pp, worn leather covers with some loss to the bottom of the spine. There is no flyleaf, the title page is present but worn to the edge, and only one of the Contents pages at the back is present, but the Preface and all text including the Meditations are complete. A good 'working copy'. Written for use in the Church of England. 
Price: 45.50 GBP
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5 - Anecdotes of Eminent Persons Comprising Also Many Interesting Remains of Literature and Biography with Some Original Letters of Distinguished CHaracters in Two Volumes Vol I and Vol II
Samuel Bagster 1813 First Edition Full-Leather Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" Tall 
A heavy set of two volumes, both of 404pp. Leather covered boards with portions of loss to the spine and covers and cracked gutters. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, a few small spots of foxing, otherwise internally clean. A wide range of anecdotes - Dr Sheridan in his youth. Thomas Sainvitz, verses by Mary Queen of Scots, conjoined twins, the first siege of Corfe Castle, Empress Cathereine of Russia, frogs, drunkards etc. 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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6 - Antiquities of the Cornish Countryside
Tor Mark Press 1111 Soft Cover Fine 
Probably 1970s. Softback of 30pp, map and many b + w illustrations. VEry clean. A field guide to the prehistoric henges, barrows, menhirs and fogous etc of stone age, Bronze Age and Iron Age Cornwall, with a mini-tour. 
Price: 3.00 GBP
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7 - Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine No. CCCCXC Vol LXXX August 1856
William Blackwood 1856 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
Soft covers, later strengthened with tape to the spine. Internally clean. Attractive period advertisements. Articles include Macauley, Sketcher Papers, The Athelings, A Visit to Selborne, Sea Side Studies, Tickler Among the Thieves, Aytoun's Bothwell and India Under Lord Dalhousie. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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8 - Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine No. CCCCXXVI Vol LXIX April 1851
William Blackwood 1851 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
Soft covers, later strengthened with tape to the spine and with some loss. Internally clean. Attractive period advertisements. Articles include Southey Part II, The Peaceful Lieutenant, Michael Angelo and the Friar, My Novel, Narratives of Sorcery and Magic, Modern State Trials IV, The Flowers' Revenge and Latter Days of the Free Trade Ministry. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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9 - Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine No. CCCXCVII Vol LXIV November 1848
William Blackwood 1848 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
Soft covers, with a little loss to the spine. Internally clean. Attractive period advertisements. Articles include Germany and Its Parliament, Eighteenth Century Satires and Caricatures, A Parcel from Paris, Life in the Far West, George Frederick Ruxton, Naval War of the French Revolution, Danube and the Euxine, Memoirs of Lord Castlereagh, What is Spain About and Conservative Union. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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10 - Bradford Memories
True North Books 2001 190320447X / 9781903204474 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Large format. 104pp. Laminated illustrated boards. Gift inscription on flyleaf, otherwise a very clean copy. Bradford's history in photographs, buildings, leisure and special events, making a living etc 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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11 - British Historical & Political Orations from the XIIth to the XXth Century
Dent 1111 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
Presumed first Everyman edition, circa 1920, with an Introduction by 'The Member for Barsetshire'. 351pp. brown cloth covered boards, a little wrinked to the front, with dulled gilt flower ornament to the spine. Decorated endpapers and title pages. Internally clean. Famous speeches from King Ethelbert in 597 through King James, Burke, Pitt etc to Disraeli, Gladstone, Chamberlain and Lord Rosebery. 
Price: 4.50 GBP
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12 - Carisbrooke Castle
H M S O 1965 Soft Cover Very Good  
6th impression. 30pp, card covers with colour photograph, many b + w illustrations. A clean copy. A guide and history of the castle on the Isle of Wight.  
Price: 2.50 GBP
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13 - Chambers New Historical ReadersThe Stuart Period Book VI
W & R Chambers 1896 Hard Cover Very Good  No Jacket 
192pp. Blue cloth covered boards, darkened to spine, with one ink mark to edge. Engravings. One school stamp on inner board, a few child paw marks, otherwise VG. Rare Victorian schoolbook  
Price: 10.00 GBP
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14 - Colonial Williamsburg Official Guidebook & Map
Williamsburg 1970 0910412324 / 9780910412322 Soft Cover Very Good  
6th edition. 108pp, illustrated softback covers. Attractive b + w illlustrations. A clean copy. A history of the town, and descriptions of over 100 historic buildings. Lacks the accompanying map.  
Price: 2.50 GBP
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15 - Crathie Parish Church Royal Deeside
Forfar 1111 Soft Cover Very Good 
Probably 1980s. Souvenir brochure with colour and b + w photographs and a description of the church used by the Royal family since Queen Victoria's day, A clean copy. 
Price: 2.50 GBP
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16 - Four Hundred And One Views of London
Warrington 1111 Hard Cover Very Good 
Circa 1910, judging from the clothing. Tall volume in red boards with gilt title and vignette. 90pp of photographs, now of historical interest as some of the buildings, such as the Crystal Palace, have vanished. Previous owner's name and address in pencil on the inner board and the fact he bought the book in the King's Robing Room of the Houses of Parliament. A few small pencil ticks against the names of buildings, otherwise clean and VG. Part of the Warrington's Fine Art series. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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17 - Grange and Cartmel A Guide For Tourists
Dalesman 1969 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
28pp, colour illustrated soft covers. Many b + w illustrations. Attractive period advertisements. Original owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise clean. Includes Cartmel Coast, Holker Hall, Newby Bridge and Winster Valley. 
Price: 3.00 GBP
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18 - Il Forestiere Istruito Nella Visita Della R. Citta Di Vicenza Con Pianta Topografica e Disegni
U.t.vi. Tipolito 1983 Soft Cover As New 
No 418 out of 500 in the limited edition reprint of the 1842 guidebook to the buildings of Vicenza originally published by Boschetti. Beige soft card covers with matching yellow dustjacket. Fold out map and plans. A very clean, still uncut, copy. Part of the Vicenza di ieri nei suoi libri series. 
Price: 22.50 GBP
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19 - In the Grip of the White Slave Trader
M.A.P First Edition Soft Cover Very Good 
Attributed to William ALexander Coote, the Secretary of the National Vigilance Association. Circa 1912. 112pp, softback covers with a woman gripped by a giant hand, with a little wear to base of spine. Internally clean and tight. Moral dangers of Paris, Rotterdam etc and rescue work. Now very rare. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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20 - Law Practice and Usage in the Solicitor's Profession Being a Digest of Decisions of the Courts and Opinions Principally of The Council of The Law Society Affecting Solicitors 1923
The Law Society 1934 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 
1934 reprint of the 1923 edition. 493pp, red cloth covered boards with light marks to the edges. Internally clean. Reports of cases and decisions on sales, mortgages, charges, marriage settlements, partnership etc affecting solicitors' practice. Now rare. 
Price: 32.00 GBP
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